Police: Drug dealers with baby busted on street

7-month-old girl has since been placed in protective custody

Emanuel Rivera, 28, and Brittany Jones, 22, were arrested following a drug bust on a Portland street. (PPB)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A couple accused of dealing drugs in Southwest Portland was arrested Wednesday with a young child in tow.

Emanuel Rivera, 28, and Brittany Jones, 22, were in the area of SW 10th Avenue and Yamhill Street when officers reportedly saw them partaking in a drug deal.

Emanuel Rivera, 28, and Brittany Jones, 22, were arrested following a drug bust on a Portland street. (PPB)
A couple with a baby was arrested for dealing drugs on a Portland street. (PPB)

Officers found a small amount of packaged heroin and drug money on the pair, according to Portland Police Bureau.

The couple had a 7-month-old girl in a stroller with them at the time, police said. Various narcotics paraphernalia was reportedly found in a diaper bag on her stroller.

Rivera and Jones were arrested and charged with first-degree child neglect, delivery of heroin and possession of heroin.

The 7-month-old was placed in protective custody.

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